Who is set for Euro 2016 glory?

Once the domestic seasons come to a conclusion this year in Europe, the football does not stop there as fans will be treated to the European Championship in France, which begins on June 10 when the hosts kick off against Romania at the Stade de France.

After winning the last two consecutive tournaments, Spain are bidding for a hat-trick of successes in France. Here are the main contenders to lift the trophy this year:-

World champions Germany will be looking to do the World Cup and European Championship double in France following their victory in Brazil two years ago where they beat Argentina after extra-time in the final.

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England manager Roy Hodgson has said that he has a clear indication about the players he will include in the squad for the World Cup. The former Liverpool and West Brom manager is expected to name his squad in the second week of May.

There are several areas where pundits are confused as to whether Hodgson will leave out star names. This is especially true in the case of the left back position where Ashley Cole has played very little football in the second half of the season. Hence, there have been suggestions that Hodgson would take the likes of Luke Shaw, who is inexperienced at the top level.